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Where is the European frontier? The Balkan migration crisis and its impact on relations between the EU and the Western Balkans
18 December, 2017
For centuries the Western Balkans region has been a place of origin for migration into Europe as well as a transit route to Europe for migrants coming from other regions of the world.
Balkan route, Irregular migration, Borders
A Crisis of Protection and safe passage:violence experienced by migrants/Refugees travelling along the Western Balkan corridor to Northern Europe
1 January, 2017
Pushed by ongoing conflicts and pulled by the desire for a better life, over one million migrants/Refugees transited Balkan countries and arrived in Europe during 2015 and early 2016.
Asylum, Mental health, Traumatic events, Operational Research, MSF
29 October, 2015
The aim of this article is to investigate the European Union’s Asylum framework and its national implementation in the case of Bulgaria; to demonstrate that national implementation is actually cons
Europeanization, Refugee, Borders, Asylum, Policy, Integration
In the shadow of fortress Europe: impacts of European migration governance on Slovenia, Croatia and Macedonia
This article analyses European integration’s effects on migration and border security governance in Slovenia, Croatia and Macedonia in the context of ‘governed interdependence’.
Policy, Border management
The aim of the article is to analyse recent migration dynamics from the Balkans towards Europe to evaluate how this process was affected by EU policies and how Balkan migrants were integrated in th
Policy, Integration, Employment, Economy, European Union
Among the large number of new initiatives taken by the EU Commission regarding immigration and asylum, three of them are proposals for binding measures: a second temporary measure relocating asylum
The EU’s weakness in the Western Balkans is prompting a new scramble for power for the Balkans, with Russia and other actors, including Turkey, China and the Gulf States furiously competing with Eu
Policy, Populism, Migrant flow
Migrant Crisis in Europe 2015 had two major routes, Balkan route via Greece, Hungary, Austria to Germany and African route with mainly economic refugees and migrants via Mediterranean Malta Lampedu
Health, Migrants death, Humanitarian assistance, Transit, Policy, Economy, Refugee, Land travel